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PBS
Sep 5, 2013 6:00pm PDT
russia granted asylum to edward snowden, the national security agency leaker. that prompted president obama to call off a formal meeting with putin during this trip. the russian leader suggested yesterday it doesn't matter whether they like each other. >> ( translated ): president obama hasn't been elected by the american people with the purpose of being pleasant to russia, and your humble servant hasn't been elected by the people of russia to be pleasant to anyone. we work, we argue about some issues. we are human, sometimes one of us gets vexed. but i would like to repeat once again that global mutual interests form a good basis for searching for joint decisions. >> brown: on syria, though, putin said it's "completely ridiculous" to conclude that the syrian government was behind a chemical attack outside damascus last month. so far, russia has blocked action by the u.n. security council, and today samantha power, the u.s. ambassador to the u.n., said that leaves "no viable path forward" at the world body. >> even in the wake of the flagrant shattering of the international norm again
KRON
Sep 8, 2013 8:00am PDT
a german news magazine is reporting. it says the u-s national security agency can access users data on all major smartphones. the magazine cites internal documents from the n-s-a. in them the agency describes setting up dedicated teams to crack protective measures on iphones, blackberry, and android devices. the data includes contacts, call lists, notes and location data. the documents don't indicate that the nsa is conducting mass surveillance of phone users but rather that these techniques are used to eavesdrop on specific people. >> bank of america will pay nearly 40 - million dollars to settle a gender bias claim. the lawsuit claims the bank discriminated against women in pay and in business opportunities. the settlement was announced friday. more than four thousand employees are eligible to receive funds. the settlement also requires an independent consultant to study bank of america's practices to see how they can be more inclusive. >> google finding another way to keep it's employees happy. their top rated 4-0- 1 k plan. a new survey found lawyers, tech workers, airline pilot
PBS
Sep 10, 2013 10:00pm PDT
surveillance. they show incidents in which the national security agency went too far, and then misled a secret oversight court about its violations. at one point, a federal judge even threatened to halt the collection of phone data. civil liberties groups sued to force release of the material. in india, a court convicted four men today in the fatal gang rape of a young woman last year. the incident triggered worldwide condemnation and reforms in india's sexual violence laws. we have a report from john sparks of independent television news. >> reporter: not long after sunrise, a police van swept past the cameras and into a district court in delhi. inside the vehicle, four men wearing hoods, four men accused of a crime that shocked and deeply shamed the people of india. outside of the gate, an angry crowd formed. >> we want justice. >> reporter: they have come to hear the judge's verdict and deliver an impromptu one of their own. "a death sentence for everyone convicted of rape," said this woman. five men and one juvenile were charged with torturing, raping, and murdering a 23-year-old
NBC
Sep 5, 2013 5:00am PDT
civil leb berities groups against the national security agency over the phone records scandal. we know the nsa keeps records of millions and millions of americans and their phone cause. they don't record the conversation, but they do keep record of the data, who you called, how long you talked, that sort of thing. the nra worries that data could be used to construct some kind of federal gun owner database. that's an idea the nra has always fought against. it's not the first lawsuit gun groups have brought against the nsa. in a separate case gun owners joined churches in fighting the spy agency for the same reason, that data about who people talked to, saying it's an invasion of their first amendment right to assemble. the idea being people might be afraid to join groups like the nra if they thought the phone calls to the group were being monitored. google will be in a san jose court to fight for its right to scan your gmail looking for key words so it can advertise. google has been criticized for the practice and faces a lawsuit. google in its defense says it has always been very
Al Jazeera America
Sep 6, 2013 6:00am EDT
documents released by former national security agency contractor edward snow den nsa has invested billions of dollars in custom design super fast computers to broken contributed communications, including banking transactions, consumer e commerce, corporate trade secrets, medical records and other ostensibly confidential information. the documents also show the agency secretly persuaded or legally forced technology companies to provide it with the keys to their encryption programs so that it could decode billions of e-mails, internet chats and phone calls in the u.s. and across the world. in a 2010 briefing memo for nsa-uk counterpart the government communications headquarters for dch q they boasted of aggressive multi pronged effort to break widely used encryption technologies saying vast amount of online data that was previously ignored is now being exploited. the british agency reported it had developed what it called access opportunities to google eastern contributed traffic and there are over 400 million users of g mail, other companies targeted by code breakers include yahoo,
NBC
Sep 11, 2013 5:00am PDT
national security agency, the n sachlt and the foreign intelligence surveillance court, supposed to keep an eye on the nsa. documents released by the white house show the nsa went far beyond the limits looking into telephone numbers that were not considered suspicious by the court. most of the numbers they tracked were not approved by the court. of the 17,000 phone numbers in the list, the nsa, in fact, only had clearance to examine 1800, about one-tenth of them. when releasing the documentings, t the head of intelligence, james clapper said, president obama directed me to have as much information as possible. the documents were actually released because of a court order to release them. the president was following court's demands. it wasn't his idea. >>> let's talk about wall street n a separate matter, rather, on wednesday, the federal ninth circuit court of appeals ruled google's accidental recording of people's wi-fi data can be considered wiretapping. they got the information through the streetcars recording wi-fi access points. they also vacuumed up wi-fi day tachlt the court decis
PBS
Sep 6, 2013 10:00pm PDT
surveillance stories of recent weeks, the government's efforts are being led by the national security agency or n.s.a. and like other disclosures, the latest information comes from documents provided by former n.s.a. contractor edward snowden. in this case, the reporting was done by a partnership of "the new york times," pro-publica and "the guardian." reporters found the n.s.a. is able to crack through encryption or protective encoding tools that are used by businesses, banks, social media and other kinds of online commerce. for example, it's often assumed that when you purchase a product online or bank online with a secured and locked h.t.t.p.s. connection, you have protected your password and financial information. but the news reports say the n.s.a. can unlock that information. nicole perlroth is a cybersecurity reporter with "the new york times." she joins us from san franciso. so, nicole, how significant is this? >> this is huge. this was the last bastion of privacy on the internet and what we've discovered is that the last few decades, the n.s.a. has been actively working to crack or cir
FOX Business
Sep 6, 2013 11:00am EDT
sentenced to a year's probation and 100 hours of community service. national security agency developed commonplace internet according to media reports citing documents obtained by ed -- and as a leader ed snowden. systems which have been broken have not been revealed. those are your news headlines on the fox business network. back to the lady with smart and has great jam. dagen: you too. so good to see you, thank you so much. larry summers, put your dukes of. when it comes to your possible nomination as federal reserve chief he faces a big fight in congress with some democrats. elizabeth macdonald has the bottom line. courtesy of their partners at the wall street journal. >> he has got to make it past the senate banking committee first. all fed nominees have to get past the senate banking committee first. three top democrats and wall street journal may oppose his nomination as fed chair come this september. what we're seeing is elizabeth warren of massachusetts, jeffrey berkeley from oregon, likely expected to oppose. here is the bottom line. democrats have a slim two vote majority on
CBS
Sep 6, 2013 6:00am PDT
security agency reportedly has the ability to break the security codes of most encrypted websites that are used by america. three media outlets say the latest revelation comes from the former nsa contractor edward snowden. documents he leaked show the nsa built powerful super- computers to break encryption codes. >>> george zimmerman could be heading to divorce court. his wife shelley is filing for divorce after six years of marriage. she was in court in july when her husband was acquitted of second-degree murder in the killing of trayvon martin. >>> former nfl player aaron hernandez is back in court to be arraigned again today. 23-year-old is expected to plead not guilty to first- degree murder in the shooting death of his friend odin lloyd. hernandez is also being investigated in connection to an unsolved 2012 double homicide in boston. the new england patriots released hernandez after police arrested him over the summer. >>> and the ubinas volcano in peru spewed smoke and ash into the sky yesterday the 8th eruption this week. authorities closed schools and are recommending evacuatio
ABC
Sep 7, 2013 8:00am PDT
. >> the report says the national security agency has been unraveling the technology making nearly everyone's secrets available to the government. >>> it is goodbye washington and hello bay area for janet napolitano, the new president of the university of california. joe biden lead a farewell ceremony for napolitano who is stepping down as homeland security secretary. she held the post for four and half years, longer than anyone before her. the vice president thanked her for her service and he believes she will be back in washington some day. >> i think janet should be on the supreme court of the united states. [applause]. that not only speaks to the other qualities i mentioned about your character, but your intellectual capacity and your depth of knowledge. >> napolitano is leaving her post to become the first female president of the uc system which is based in oakland. >>> up next, pg&e could face more fines. what the public utilities commission has to decide as we near the anniversary of the san bruno pipeline explosion. and a new pilot program to get more available for emergenc
NBC
Sep 10, 2013 5:00am PDT
this we learned of several instances where the national security agency had abused its monitoring power including several situations where agents tracked their own lovers or spouses. much of what we're going to learn today predates this guy, edward snowden and that whole controversy. the case the esf is fighting dates back to the bush administration and what were at the time illegal wire taps. those were made legal retroactively. one of the challenges is simply keeping up with it all. keeping all of the news straight. it was last friday we learned the government had broken encryption that keep internet transactions safe. going to google and microsoft, google said it's hurting business. let's check on wall street kayla tausche is live at cnbc headquarters. good morning. >> good tuesday morning to you, scott. futures are higher after stocks rallied on monday, the dow posted its b's day in eight weeks and first triple digit gain since august 1. investors react to a bunch of things. better than expected data on chinese exports, a possible solution in syria and anticipation over produc
CSPAN
Sep 10, 2013 1:00am EDT
your high- kind of well-known national security agencies that deal with threats to the global, when you are dealing with local threats and lone wolves, it is police boots on the ground, local folks , community leaders with got to be part of the process of identifying threats. >> right here. right here, second row. secretary, i wanted you to address the boston marathon. he said communication is key but in that situation one problem was communication between certain departments and government and certain governments. ts are not inac and i do not want to speculate. you have to look at this and several stages. be,set of questions will why? somehow they lost track of tsarnaev, the old when once he went over -- the older one with the went over to chechnya and was over there for a few months. why there was not an alert on that. why the russian warning was not integrated or taken seriously. the second set of issues is whether with in the u.s. government where people did have warning, how come they did not pursue it further communicate? i do not know the answer but that's a second case of is
CSPAN
Sep 11, 2013 5:00pm EDT
authorizing legislation needs to make clear that while the national security agency has a big dog, it's an important participant. i used to work there. very supportive of it. but everyone in the country needs to be reassured that when we're talking about cybersecurity, it's d.h.s. that's setting the policy and dealing with the data, not the national security agency. so what i would say is maybe d.h.s. doesn't need so much a bigger dog as a leash. and authorizing legislation can provide that kind of reassurance to the american people. >> thank you for those comments. how do we better honor the loss of all those lives 2 years ago this morning? do -- 12 years ago this morning? do we join some of our colleagues on the steps of the capitol for an observance or do we better honor their lives and their loss by continuing to do our work here today? we believe the best way is for us to continue doing that. we'll continue going through the 11:00 hour and give us a chance to really drill down on some of these important issues. with that having been said, let me yield to dr. coburn. >> well, thank you
CSPAN
Sep 12, 2013 1:00am EDT
needs to make clear that while the national security agency has a big dog, it's an important participant. i used to work there. very supportive of it. but everyone in the country needs to be reassured that when we're talking about cybersecurity, it's d.h.s. that's setting the policy and dealing with the data, not the national security agency. so what i would say is maybe d.h.s. doesn't need so much a bigger dog as a leash. and authorizing legislation can provide that kind of reassurance to the american people. >> thank you for those comments. how do we better honor the loss of all those lives 2 years ago 12 years ago this morning? do we join some of our colleagues on the steps of the capitol for an observance or do we better honor their lives and their loss by continuing to do our work here today? we believe the best way is for us to continue doing that. we'll continue going through the 11:00 hour and give us a chance to really drill down on some of these important issues. with that having been said, let me yield to dr. coburn. >> well, thank you, mr. chairman. couple points
CNN
Sep 10, 2013 2:00pm PDT
national security agency violated some of its own phone record rules and it presented false information to the foreign intelligence surveillance board about the violation. the papers were released to comply with an aclu request. >>> and if you have been waiting the arrival of a brand new iphone, you will soon have two to choose from. apple unveiled its iphone 5s today along with the 5c, a lower cost plastic alternative. the 5s is expected to be faster and will come in three different colors, silver, gray and gold. it also has special features including a fingerprint sensor to replace passwords. the 5c comes in a range of colors and starts at about $99. both devices will be available september 20th. preorders begin on friday. >>> coming up in our special report, russia's connection to syria's chemical weapons. how moscow may have helped syria build its stockpile. >>> and rand paul discusses whether president obama deserves any credit for the diplomacy now unfolding. [ male announcer ] pepcid® presents: the burns family bbq. guys, you took tums® a couple hours ago. why keep taking it if yo
CBS
Sep 8, 2013 6:00am PDT
for the honors. the german magazine der spiegel out today reports the u.s. national security agency has the ability to access all smartphones and determine the users' locations. at the u.s. own, it's serena williams versus victoria azarenka on the women's side while dzhokhar tsarnaev will face off against long-time rival raphael nadal on the men's side tomorrow. you can see the women's final here on cbs later today. and in case you haven't heard, there are reports that bruno mars will get the biggest gig of his life, playing the halftime show at next february's super bowl. now here's today's weather: summer hangs around just a little bit longer in the plains with temperatures in the 90s while further west hail, gusty winds and isolated tornadoes may develop. the week ahead starts off mild in the northeast with chance of storms mid-week. next... >> well, i just felt if i can outsmart them, so much the better. >> the art of the fake. ♪ come on. come on ♪ >> and later,,, >> the collector who falls for the art of the fake is likely to feel embarrassed, to say the least. not so the fakee
ABC
Sep 6, 2013 7:00am PDT
accounts to medical records, may not be all as secure as you think. published reports now say the national security agency has used supercomputers to bypass or in some cases crack online encryption tools. the revelation comes from documents leaked by former nsa contractor edward snowden. the government has reportedly spent billions to access online secrets. >>> and we have some breaking news overseas. one of the most wanted terrorists from the war in afghanistan has reportedly been killed in a u.s. drone strike. u.s. officials believe mullah sangeen zadran organized attacks on u.s. troops and helped capture bergdahl. in 2009. >>> and some important news about the economy. the government has just put out the monthly jobs report this morning but not everyone was hoping for good news. abc's rebecca jarvis is here to explain that. >>> josh, good morning. so much riding on this report. putting everyone back to work in america. americans will pay more to borrow from the cost of a mortgage to a car loan. the economy added 169,000 jobs in august. unemployment ticked a little lower to 7.3%. overall
KRON
Sep 9, 2013 4:00am PDT
organization says new round of documents leaked by former national security agency contractor edward snowden show that the u.s. spied on brazil's state oil company. the report on globo television added the information during a sunday night program featuring u-s journalist glenn greenwald, who has been reporting on the snowden documents. greewald said last week that the documents showed u.s. spy agencies had monitored the president of brazil, as well as mexico's new president prior to his election. >> a man is dead this morning during a 49ers game from yesterday. also, pandora is getting some competition. >> this is a live look outside. side-by-side, so you get the same coverage, often for less. that's one smart board -- [ flo chuckles ] [ whirring ] hey, how's that atom-splitting thing going? [ whirroh! ] call or click today. >> watching wall street a wild a day on friday. concerns on the conflict with syria. and it actually went over the 15,000 mark and another volatile trading day with it the jobs report coming out on friday. futures are of right now. we will have the opening numbers comin
MSNBC
Sep 7, 2013 11:00am PDT
new revelations on the extent of the national security agency's ability to monitor encrypted internet communications, the adage, it isn't paranoia if they're really out to get you. that adage seems especially relevant. have t have the nsa disclosures given fuel to the conspiracy theorists? >> even beyond that, the flip side is there's been a lot of paranoia within the government about leakers. and you have people being asked to look at federal -- fellow federal employees to see if they're exhibiting supposed signs of possibly revealing classified information and this whole sort of enemy within paranoia enveloping the people at the top of the social hierarchy as well as at the bottom. >> in your book, you also trace the history of conspiracy theories. what were the earliest widely believed conspiracy theories in this country? >> it goes back to the colonial days. conspiracies about indians and about satan being the manipulator that brought indians to the country because he wanted his own empire here. and also fear of indian attacks. there was the salem witch trials and other w
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